The Kissinger kissing robot concept from Lovotics lets people virtually smooch with each other. Big silicone lips on each animal-shaped device register and replicate lip movements for long-distance affection.
The searchable database includes a new collection of diplomatic records from the 1970s and more recent State Department memos.
A homemade electronic contraption lets you -- and anyone else who's walking by -- know how you and your partner in kissing rank on the smooch scale. It's totally objective data, of course.
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AAA Foundation in-car camera study of teen drivers shows distractions differ between the sexes.
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Firm agrees to offer free subscriptions and more to people affected by the Anonymous-related breach of its network.
Former federal CTO Aneesh Chopra joins the show today to talk wireless policy and what the heck happened with SOPA/PIPA; we dish on what really happened with Molly's Galaxy Nexus; and the address book uploading controversy that just won't end. Plus, Into It/Not Into It, and one angry, angry voice mail. Good to be back!
book review Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen are more sober than starry-eyed in this worthwhile look at how a pervasive Internet changes censorship, privacy, identity, government, and war.
Whistle-blower site and the Internet in general are among the 241 nominees for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, with winners to be announced in October.